Yokohama Tire Corp.

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May 5, 2014

Yokohama's Ultra Wide Base Tires Now Available at Love’s Truck Tire Care Locations

Drivers looking for Yokohama Tire Corporation’s ultra wide base tires have a new source: Love’s Travel Stop network. YTC announced that Love’s – which has 191 Truck Tire Care locations nationwide – will carry two UWB tires: the TY517 (drive) and RY407 (trailer). Both tires are available in size 445/50R22.5.

March 24, 2014

Yokohama Names Funkhouser Director of Commercial Business

Yokohama Tire Corp. has promoted Dan Funkhouser to director of commercial dealer business, responsible for all commercial dealer and associated national account business.

December 2, 2013

Tire Makers Yokohama and Kumho Forge Alliance

Yokohama Rubber and Kumho Tire signed a memorandum of understanding on Nov. 29 to start discussions of technology exchanges and a capital alliance premised on cross-shareholdings.

September 23, 2013

Yokohama Breaks Ground on New Mississippi Truck Tire Plant

Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, a manufacturing subsidiary of Yokohama Tire Corp., officially broke ground on its new commercial truck tire manufacturing plant in West Point, Miss., which is slated to begin operations in October 2015.

July 17, 2013

Yokohama Releases New Version of iPad App for the Truck Tire Industry

Yokohama Tire Corp. has released a new version of its iPad app for the truck tire industry, the Yokohama Commercial Tire Navigator. It is available on iTunes for free download.

July 3, 2013

Yokohama Tire Corporation Hires Industry Veteran Andrew Zeisser as Director of OE Sales

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has announced the hiring of Andrew Zeisser as its new director of OE sales.

May 3, 2013

The High Cost of Tires

Ten years ago, you could buy a decent steer tire for $300. Not anymore. But, then again, you're not buying the same tire anymore either. Long-term pricing trends show that the cost of raw materials used in tire manufacturing has gone up over the past decade, along with the shelf prices for tires, but consumers haven't seen the price swings for tires that manufacturers have seen for materials over the same period of time.

May 2, 2013

Yokohama Tire to Build Commercial Tire Plant in Mississippi

Yokohama Tire Corp. signed an agreement to build a commercial truck tire plant in West Point, Miss. The facility, which is expected to produce one million tires starting in 2015, will have an initial capital investment of $300 million and potential plant expansions could reach up to four times the original employment and investment levels.

April 1, 2013

Dan King Leaves Yokohama After 20-plus Years

For more than 20 years, Dan King has been helping develop and implement consumer and commercial tire sales strategies for Yokohama Tire Corp.. That will end on April 6 when he joins Tire’s Warehouse Inc., a large tire wholesaler based in Corona, Calif.

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